Family confirms missing kayaker’s body found by search and rescue crews at Lake Milton

  • Source: WYTV-TV ABC 33 Youngstown
  • Published: 09/13/2020 05:53 AM

The body of a man who has been missing for over 24 hours on Lake Milton has been found. Family confirmed that search and rescue crews found the body of Eyad Traish, 26, around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Family members spoke with First News earlier in the evening and confirmed the missing kayaker’s identity. ODNR confirmed Traish’s identity Monday morning. Search and rescue crews were searching for Traish after his kayak flipped on Lake Milton near Mahoning Bridge on Saturday. According to the Milton Twp. fire chief, two kayakers flipped around 1 p.m. Saturday. Swimming, the woman made it to shore while the man did not. He also said the kayak was a rental. The search turned into a recovery operation Saturday evening.


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